Saturday, January 13

23 events


  • 12–2 p.m. FREE!

    Really Really Free Market

    (Reese & Pope Park) Just like a yard sale, but everything is free. Bring what you can, take what you need. Free lunch prepared by Food Not Bombs. Second Saturday of every month.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    2:30–9 p.m.

    National Dress Up Your Pet Day

    Dress up your pet for a costume contest (8 p.m.) offering prizes. Athens Canine Rescue and Athenspets will be on site with adorable adoptables.

  • East Athens Educational Dance Center

    3 p.m. FREE!

    Winfield Campaign Kick-Off

    Richard Dien Winfield announces his candidacy for Congress in Georgia's 10th District with a community kick-off.



  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    12–3 p.m. FREE!

    "Visions of MLK Art Exhibition" & Saturday Celebration

    The annual "Visions of MLK Art Exhibition" is a collaborative show featuring a visual poetry project. This year's theme is "Do What's Right." The Saturday Celebration features live performances, food, guest speakers and activities. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.


  • Highwire Lounge

    11 p.m. $1 (headphone).

    Silent Disco

    SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and three channels of music. The first hour is free!

Lectures & Lit

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    2–4:30 p.m. FREE!

    Hargrett Writers Circle

    (Hargrett Library) Writers may bring pages of their work, any genre, for group feedback. Each meeting will highlight books from Hargrett's Collections.

  • Avid Bookshop

    6 p.m. FREE!

    Meet the Author

    (Prince Ave.) Mark Warren is the author of Adobe Moon.

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    10 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20).

    EASTER ISLAND Lush, local post-rock band with pop melodies, tender harmonies and shimmering guitars.

    DREAM CULTURE Eclectic local psychedelic rock group.

    THE VIKING PROGRESS Local group that plays rockers and ballads about love, death and isolation. 

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $11 (adv.), $13 (door).

    THE STEEL WOODS Southern rock quartet from Nashville.

    JOBE FORTNER Country singer-songwriter originally from Monroe.

  • 40 Watt Club

    1 p.m. $6.

    BATTLE OF THE BANDS Bands representing local high schools will include The Drapes, Venus, Basil, Cheese Dream, Freaky Stylee, The Voltures and The Varsity Band.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $20 (adv.), $25 (door).

    RANDALL BRAMBLETT BAND This established Georgia singer-songwriter's Southern-tinged music pulls from a variety of influences. This is a special 70th birthday bash!

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door).

    TURKUAZ Playing instrumental funk and a wide mix of genres from power-pop to R&B.

    MISTER TIE DYE Local nine-piece instrumental fusion group with a potent horn section.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. $5. 706-546-5609

    APPARITION Athens band playing a raucous, thrashy brand of hardcore.

    TIT New local experimental punk rock group.

    BITE MARKS Gainesville, FL punk band featuring members of Palatka and Asshole Parade.

    VACANCY Tampa, FL-based punk band.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    COSMIC CHARLIE Grateful Dead covers like you've never heard before. 

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE!

    LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz groups play every Friday and Saturday night.

  • The Office Lounge

    9 p.m. 706-546-0840

    SWING STREET DANCE BAND Playing a mix of swing and salsa tunes.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5 p.m. FREE!

    SCOTT LANIAK Member of local garage-punk band Free Associates performs a set of foot-stomping blues.


  • Athens Five Points Yoga Studio

    9:30–11 a.m. $20.

    Ropes Wall Yoga Workshop

    Experience yoga asanas with the ropes wall, a therapeautic prop. Asanas include standing poses, inversions, twists, chest openers and forward bends.

  • 10 a.m.–3 p.m. $35.

    Fire Essentials Part 1

    (Earthsong, Bogart) The Wild Intelligence Forest School offfers a hands-on class about resourcefulness, awareness and knife skills with a focus on application to fire. Tools provided.



  • Oconee County Civic Center

    Jan. 19–20, 7 p.m. Jan. 21, 3 p.m. $14–18.


     The musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's The Ugly Duckling incorporates a message of tolerance.